DIY Snow Shovel Electricity Producing Windmill - Genius!
That’s right folks – those are snow shovels! The whole thing cost less that $200 to build… And if you think you’ll have difficulty getting some cheap snow shovels, Amazon is your friend. Check out the video below to find out how to build this super simple windmill, that when connected to some kind of …
Solar Water Bulb
Whether you’re looking to save money or simply decrease your carbon footprint, any effort to reduce energy consumption can be quite simple. With a few small adjustments - and some creativity - you can be a positive influence on the environment while minimizing the strain on your wallet. This DIY idea has given light to many third world countries, but even in the first world, free indoor lighting is good for the pocket. This solution doesn’t require expensive solar equipment. All you need is…
Home Improvement and Remodeling - This Old House
One of the biggest reasons for solar's renewed popularity has to do with aesthetics. In the 1970s, going solar meant mounting panels the size of ping-pong tables in cumbersome racks on your roof. But in the past five years, the industry has become more architecturally savvy, offering up solar-powered shingles that blend almost seamlessly with traditional roofing materials. | Tiny Homes
New DIY Solar Power Kits Make It Easier Than Ever to Install Your Own Solar Power
Solar Sphere has announced this week several new offerings that make installing your own solar power kit easier than ever. Solar Sphere is one of the internet’s largest sources for solar components and panels.
How Many Solar Panels Do I Need to Power My Home?
If "Power My House" means to reach net-zero electrical utility bill, the necessary number of panels can be calculated based on yearly usage. A generic number of panels can be determined for an "average" home in the U.S., or a more specific answer can be determined for your home. Another approach is to determine how much solar energy you can produce. The later is a simple question to answer based on your home's available sun facing roof space. Solar Panels The commercial solar cells available…